Thank you!!

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  1. jlehr25

    jlehr25 Out Of The Brooder

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    I wanted to thank everyone who gave me advice! This forum helped me out throughout the whole incubation period. I started with 120 eggs 23 were not fertile and 3 were cracked so I was down to 96 or so well everyone so far 73 have hatched!!!!! And they are still coming out!! However how long should I wait before giving up on the little guys and is there anything I should do before giving up hope?? [​IMG]
     
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  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Congrats on the hatch!

    I like to go a few days past the last chick that hatches, just in case. You can candle the remaining eggs again or even do a float test on them. Use water that is about 100 degrees. Gently lower the eggs in the water. If they sink, they are duds. If they are floating high, also a dud. If they are floating low, it is most likely a viable egg. Viable eggs should be rocking in the water.

    Good luck and enjoy all those babies!!
     
  3. jlehr25

    jlehr25 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! I will try thay
     

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